MARKET PULSE- Google, AMD, Anacor, Parker Hannifin, First Horizon

Fri Oct 18, 2013 9:20am EDT
 
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Wall Street was set for a higher open on Friday, helped by gains in big companies like Google Inc and Morgan Stanley following their results.

S&P 500 futures rose 4.8 points and were above fair value, a formula that evaluates pricing by taking into account interest rates, dividends and time to expiration on the contract. Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 30 points and Nasdaq 100 futures added 18.25 points.

** GOOGLE INC, Thursday close $888.79, up 10 pct premarket

The company's quarterly results beat Wall Street's expectations as the Internet search giant expanded its mobile and overseas businesses while keeping ad-rate declines in check.

** ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC, Thursday close $4.09, down 5.6 pct premarket   Continued...